Carlsbad, Calif. (April 25, 2018) – Cobra Golf, a leader in golf club innovation and technology, today introduced two KING F8 Volition America drivers designed to honor our military heroes. The drivers are available in two patriotic themed colorways – Blue Camo and Desert Sand. An F8+ version of both colors is available through custom order. Through these drivers, via an ongoing relationship with COBRA PUMA GOLF and Volition America, consumers can help support the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Volition America is an organization built on a crusade to promote love of country, inspire people’s decisions and celebrate the power of choice. The Volition Golf Collection supports the Folds of Honor Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.
The KING F8 & F8+ Volition drivers ($499) feature all the game-changing technology present in the regular F8 & F8+ driver but come equipped with upgraded shafts. The F8 version comes with the Fujikura Atmos Tour Spec Blue 60 shaft in stiff and regular flex, and the F8+ version comes with the Fujikura Atmos Tour Spec Black 60 in stiff and x-stiff. Both shaft options, along with Lamkin Ace Crossline Connect grips, are color matched to either the Blue Camo colorway or the Desert Sand.
Both Volition drivers feature COBRA’s first fully-machined driver face, which utilizes a unique multi-directional CNC milling pattern that delivers the highest level of precision for superior performance. Compared to traditional hand polished drivers, CNC precision milling allowed COBRA engineers to achieve precise face thickness and tighter tolerances resulting in improved bulge-and-roll curvatures with a face that is 3% thinner and 10% lighter for maximum ball speed across the face with distance and accuracy.
The Volition KING F8 and F8+ drivers boast COBRA CONNECT™ Powered by Arccos, the award winning connected golf system that helps players of all skill levels make smarter, data-driven decisions. Electronically embedded sensors in the grip automatically record the distance and accuracy of every shot so golfers can track their improvements round-to-round.
The KING F8 Volition driver (MAP $499) features an oversized address profile that increases MOI and provides more distance, forgiveness and speed on off-center hits. An adjustable weight system offers two Center of Gravity (CG) settings: one in the back for a higher, towering ball flight and one in the heel to provide additional draw bias.
COBRA’s 360o Aero TechnologyTM incorporates an innovative system of aerodynamic trips strategically positioned around the perimeter of the face to improve drag reduction through the downswing for increased clubhead speed. COBRA engineers utilized a polymer material on the trips placed on the crown for better CG positioning and higher MOI. An ultralight, 5-ply Carbon Fiber crown saves discretionary weight to move the CG lower and deeper for higher trajectories and increased forgiveness. A lightweight 8-1-1- Titanium Body and Forged Face spares weight while the brands’ patented E9TM Technology, a variable thickness face designed with elliptical pattern Sweet Zone™, creates more hot spots farther away from the center of the face for more distance on heel and toe shots.
MyFly8® with Smart Pad® technology affords golfers the choice of 8 loft settings (9.0o, 9.5 o, 9.5D o, 10.5 o, 10.5D o, 11.5 o, 11.5D o and 12 o) to fine tune launch conditions and maximize distance while Smart Pad® maintains a square clubhead at address.
Designed with a more traditional clubhead shape and a lower loft range (8.0o, 8.5 o, 8.5D o, 9.0o, 9.5D o, 10.0 o, 10.5D o and 11 o), the KING F8+ Volition Driver (MAP $499) utilizes the same key technologies as the F8 driver – including a CNC Precision Milled E9TM face, 360° Aero Technology, a Carbon Fiber Crown and MyFly8 Technology. Featuring lower trajectories compared to the F8 driver, the F8+ driver is equipped with two CG settings, one in the front, for a lower, penetrating ball flight, and one in the back for a higher, towering ball flight with slightly more spin.
Both the F8 and F8+ Volition America drivers will be available at retail on Friday, April 27, 2018.
About COBRA PUMA GOLF
COBRA PUMA GOLF is a corporate division of PUMA SE and combines two strong brands that provide a full range of offerings to the golf industry. COBRA PUMA GOLF is an inclusive company for golfers of all abilities, attitudes and styles who enjoy the game. The portfolio includes COBRA Golf’s high performance drivers, fairways, hybrids and irons, as well as PUMA Golf’s SportLifestyle including footwear, apparel and accessories to help golfers Look Better. Feel Better. Play Better. Fusing performance and style, COBRA PUMA GOLF brings a focus on innovation, technology, compelling design and superior performance with an edge to the global golf marketplace. COBRA PUMA GOLF is a part of PUMA SE, one of the world’s leading lifestyle companies that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit cobragolf.com and cobragolf.com/pumagolf.